David Cameron has said there are “strong indications” that the “sickening” murder of a man reported to be a soldier was a terrorist attack. The Prime Minister said he would cut short a visit to Paris for talks with the French President, Francois Hollande, to return to London to take charge of the government’s response to the murder in Woolwich.
He condemned the “appalling” incident and declared that the British people will “never buckle” in the face of terror.
In a press conference alongside President Hollande, Mr Cameron urged the public to go about their normal lives to show that “terrorists can never win”.
“There are strong indications that it is a terrorist incident,” he said. “The police and the security services in the UK will get all of the support they need to deal with this, or indeed with any other incidents.”
“We have suffered these attacks before. We have always beaten them back.”